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> 2004 Program to Uzbekistan
This is a fully guided tour by a Muslim Uzbek
Expert. Visit 5 cities of the Silk Route
(Tashkent, Samarqand, Bukhara, Khiva and Ferghana Valley) and the
of Imam Bukhari & home of the
hand written Quran Mushaf in the world
many other famous sites.
The Muslim Uzbekistan
Tour - US$2195 per person without
airfare or US$3295
with airfare from New York to Tashkent & back.
Participants are free to make their own flight arrangements to/from Tashkent.
See itinerary to select suitable dates for your flights. Participants are
required to make their own visa arrangements, as all non-Uzbekistan nationals
require a tourist visa.
- $2195 TOUR INCLUDES:
Accommodation (13 nights), Daily Halal Meals, 5 Domestic Flights, Ground
Transportation (Air-Conditioned Bus), Sites Entrance, Guide Fees
& all applicable local taxes.
- $3295 TOUR INCLUDES:
All of the above + air fare from New York to Tashkent and back. (Participants
must arrange their own travel from their point of origination to New York.)
- PAYMENT PLAN:
- $200 Deposit (non-refundable) along with registration
- Balance by June 10, 2004 by checks only. To pay by credit card please call
310-642-0006, ext.111 to make arrangements.
- Cancellations past June 20, 2004 will be refunded less 50%.
The program consists of a 14-day/13-night education and fun tour of Muslim
Uzbekistan. Participants must join the group at the designated hotel in
Tashkent by Tuesday, July 15, 2004.
This unique tour
operates completely in an Islamic environment and specializes in Muslim culture
& history in Uzbekistan. The historic Muslim sites and monuments covered in
this tour are beyond those covered by typical tour operators. Interaction with
leaders, scholars and professionals provides an
experience that is not offered elsewhere.
Islam in Uzbekistan dates back to the days of
the Caliphate of Uthman ibn Affan, the third Caliph of Islam. Many Muslims passed
through Uzbekistan for trade and helped the indigenous people discover Islam.
Uzbekistan is an integral part of the famous Silk Route. Trading is found to be
in the very blood of Uzbeks and is obvious and evident even today in their daily
This program will give you an in-depth overview
of the history of
Uzbekistan. You will learn about the many
contributions of Muslims in the growth of Islam in Uzbekistan. You will also
capture the spirit of the times while visiting the historical monuments and
learn the rich heritage during the visits with the local Muslims, Mosques and
Please note that this is not a Deen-intensive
studies program. The focus is on history, culture and society, primarily relying
on the living experience of Muslims in Uzbekistan.